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Boldness (412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Boldness is the opposite of fearfulness. To be bold implies a willingness to get things done despite risks. Boldness may be a property that only certain
Dependent clause (1,301 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Indo-European languages, a relative clause, also called an adjectival clause or an adjective clause, meets three requirements: Like all dependent clauses
Compound (linguistics) (4,910 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
speech, as in the case of the English word blackbird, composed of the adjective black and the noun bird. With very few exceptions, English compound words
Nominative case (779 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
generally marks the subject of a verb or the predicate noun or predicate adjective, as opposed to its object or other verb arguments. Generally, the noun
Procedural law (1,117 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Procedural law, adjective law, in some jurisdictions referred to as remedial law, or rules of court comprises the rules by which a court hears and determines
Orwellian (256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Orwellian" is an adjective describing a situation, idea, or societal condition that George Orwell identified as being destructive to the welfare of a
Emeritus (726 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Emeritus (/əˈmɛrɪtəs/; female: Emerita), in its current usage, is an adjective used to designate a retired chair, professor, pastor, bishop, pope, director
Esan language (2,231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
types: pre-noun adjective, post-noun adjective, numeral adjective, nounal adjective, and restricted adjective. A pre-noun adjective appears only before
Voltinism (921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Univoltine (=Monovoltine) – (adjective) referring to organisms having one brood or generation per year Bivoltine(=divoltine)– (adjective) referring to organisms
List of adjectivals and demonyms of astronomical bodies (1,233 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The adjectival forms of the names of astronomical bodies are not always easily predictable. Attested adjectival forms of the larger bodies are listed
Bantam (poultry) (174 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
A bantam (Indonesian: Ayam kate) is any small variety of fowl, usually of chicken or duck. Most large chicken breeds have a bantam counterpart, which is
Ferrous (285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In chemistry, the adjective ferrous indicates a compound that contains iron in the +2 oxidation state, possibly as the divalent cation Fe2+. It is opposed
Blue-collar worker (1,246 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was delayed. The group is eurosceptic. "Blue-collar" can be used as an adjective to describe the environment of the blue-collar worker or a setting reflective
Predicative expression (985 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
expressions are adjectives and nominals: The idea was ridiculous. — Predicative adjective over the subject. He seems nice. — Predicative adjective over the subject
Ad hoc (416 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
advertising coupons, or a purpose-specific equation. Ad hoc can also be an adjective describing the temporary, provisional, or improvised methods to deal with
Calcareous (502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Calcareous is an adjective meaning "mostly or partly composed of calcium carbonate", in other words, containing lime or being chalky. The term is used
Torres Strait English (330 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
characteristics, such as the phrase You for [adjective] (e.g. You for style!) for the English You look/are really [adjective] (You are a real show-off!, alt. You
Homonym (1,599 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
homonyms is called homonymy, and the associated adjective is homonymous or homonymic. The adjective "homonymous" can additionally be used wherever two
Latin declension (5,143 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
altered to show grammatical case, number and gender. Nouns, pronouns, and adjectives are declined (verbs are conjugated), and a given pattern is called a declension
Ancient Greek grammar (5,183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
preserves several features of Proto-Indo-European morphology. Nouns, adjectives, pronouns, articles, numerals and especially verbs are all highly inflected
Hypostatic abstraction (351 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
operates on formal linguistic expressions, is that it converts a predicative adjective or predicate into an extra subject, thus increasing by one the number
Demonym (4,545 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
List of adjectivals and demonyms for Canada List of adjectivals and demonyms for Cuba List of adjectivals and demonyms for India List of adjectivals and demonyms
Hyperbole (743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hyperbole (/haɪˈpɜːrbəli/, listen) (adjective form hyperbolic, listen) is the use of exaggeration as a rhetorical device or figure of speech. In rhetoric
Aussie (332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for Australian, both the adjective and the noun, and less commonly, Australia. Aussie can be used in the form of an adjective, noun, or proper noun. In
Groin (348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In human anatomy, the groin (the adjective is inguinal, as in inguinal canal) is the junctional area (also known as the inguinal region) between the abdomen
Treasury (1,523 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they are not an elected representative. The adjective for a treasury is normally treasurial. The adjective "tresorial" can also be used, but this normally
Empyrean (196 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Empyrean. The word is used both as a noun and as an adjective, but empyreal is an alternate adjective form. The scientific words empyreuma and empyreumatic
Artisan (532 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
experience and aptitude reach the expressive levels of an artist. The adjective "artisanal" is often used in describing hand-processing in contrast to
List of adjectival and demonymic forms of place names (530 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The following is a partial list of adjectival forms of place names in English and their demonymic equivalents, which denote the people or the inhabitants
Color term (3,262 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
such as 'red', 'brown', or 'olive'. Compound color words make use of adjectives (e.g. 'light brown', 'sea green') or compounded basic color words (e.g
Postcrania (114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Postcrania (postcranium, adjective: postcranial) in zoology and vertebrate paleontology refers to all or part of the skeleton apart from the skull. Frequently
Heiðr (259 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Heiðr (also rendered Heid, Hed, Heith, Hetha etc, from the Old Norse adjective meaning "bright" or the noun meaning "honour") is a Norse female personal
Ignorance (618 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ignorance is a lack of knowledge and information. The word "ignorant" is an adjective that describes a person in the state of being unaware, or even cognitive
Herbaceous plant (1,212 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"herb" refers to a "plant that does not produce a woody stem", and the adjective "herbaceous" means "herb-like", referring to parts of the plant that are
Tail (1,096 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
part of the body associated with or proximal to the tail are given the adjective "caudal". Animal tails are used in a variety of ways. They provide a source
Rufous (151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"rufous" is derived from the Latin rufus, meaning "red", and is used as an adjective in the names of many animals—especially birds—to describe the colour of
Puroik language (1,130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
There are four types of adjectives: adjective of quality, adjective of quantity, demonstrative adjective, interrogative adjective. Puroik verbs do not indicate
Rural dean (639 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(often referred to as a deanery); "ruridecanal" is the corresponding adjective. In some Church of England dioceses rural deans have been formally renamed
Ingénue (268 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
typecast in such roles. The term comes from the feminine form of the French adjective ingénu meaning "ingenuous" or innocent, virtuous and candid. The term
Popery (1,145 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The words Popery (adjective Popish) and Papism (adjective Papist) are archaic pejorative words in the English language for Roman Catholicism, historically
Boudoir (556 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bedroom. The term derives from the French verb bouder (to sulk or pout) or adjective boudeur (sulking)—the room was originally a space for sulking in, or one
Incognito (259 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Incognito is an English adjective meaning "in disguise", "having taken steps to conceal one's identity". Incognito may also refer to: Incognito (1937
Iron(III) (1,121 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
adjective ferric or the prefix ferri- is often used to specify such compounds — as in "ferric chloride" for iron(III) chloride, FeCl 3. The adjective
Dioecy (1,140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dioecy (Greek: διοικία "two households"; adjective form: dioecious) is a characteristic of a species, meaning that it has distinct male and female individual
Statistically improbable phrase (503 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dataclysm. SIPs with a linguistic density of two or three words, adjective, adjective, noun or adverb, adverb, verb, will signal the author's attitude
Ulster English (3,056 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
carnaptious quarrelsome/irritable adjective From Scots. claggerd covered with something adhesive (usually dirt) adjective From Scots claggert meaning "besmeared"
Incognito (259 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Incognito is an English adjective meaning "in disguise", "having taken steps to conceal one's identity". Incognito may also refer to: Incognito (1937
Slovio (1,962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
suffixes and prefixes. Most words are identified by their endings, such as adjectives, adverbs, and verbs. Fractions can be made by adding -tink to a numeral
Alate (269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alate (Latin ālātus, from āla (“wing”)) is an adjective and noun used in entomology and botany to refer to something that has wings or winglike structures
Macabre (898 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In works of art, the adjective macabre (US: /məˈkɑːb/ or UK: /məˈkɑːbrə/; French: [makabʁ]) means "having the quality of having a grim or ghastly atmosphere"
Pussy (2,327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pussy is used as a noun, an adjective, and—in rare instances—a verb in the English language. It has several meanings, as slang, as euphemism, and as vulgarity
River Wheelock (423 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the chwyl part of which means "a turn, a rotation, a course", with an adjective suffix of og. The river has given its name to the large village of Wheelock
Replacement of loanwords in Turkish (1,555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and "to touch." عَلَامَتْ alamet* alamet önsezi premonition From the adjective ön "front." عمه amme* amme sargı bandage From the root sar– "to warp."
Names of the Romani people (2,145 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(with the plural Romá or Roms) and an adjective, while Romany is also a noun (with the plural Romanies) and an adjective. Both Rom and Romany have been in
Triptych (893 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A triptych (/ˈtrɪptɪk/ TRIP-tik; from the Greek adjective τρίπτυχον "triptukhon" ("three-fold"), from tri, i.e., "three" and ptysso, i.e., "to fold" or
Acinus (247 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
An acinus (/ˈæsɪnəs/; plural, acini; adjective, acinar /ˈæsɪnər/ or acinous) refers to any cluster of cells that resembles a many-lobed "berry," such
Dowager (317 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
title or property—a "dower"—derived from her deceased husband. As an adjective, dowager usually appears in association with monarchical and aristocratic
Mantle (mollusc) (636 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(also known by the Latin word pallium meaning mantle, robe or cloak, adjective pallial) is a significant part of the anatomy of molluscs: it is the dorsal
Red (10,996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Red is the color at the long wavelength end of the visible spectrum of light, next to orange and opposite violet. It has a dominant wavelength of approximately
Bully pulpit (151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from which to advocate an agenda. Roosevelt used the word bully as an adjective meaning "superb" or "wonderful", a more common usage at that time. Cullinane
List of adjectival tourisms (155 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Adjectival tourism is the numerous niche or specialty travel forms of tourism; each with its own adjective. Examples of the more common niche tourism markets
Tergum (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A tergum (Latin for "the back"; plural terga, associated adjective tergal) is the dorsal ('upper') portion of an arthropod segment other than the head
Gnosis (2,593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
related term is the adjective gnostikos, "cognitive", a reasonably common adjective in Classical Greek. Plato uses the plural adjective "γνωστικοί" – gnostikoi
Underworld (360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
myths, located below the world of the living. Chthonic is the technical adjective for things of the underworld. The concept of an underworld is found in
Britain (place name) (2,668 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
cruith; < Proto-Celtic *kwrit-), meaning "shape, form", combined with an adjectival suffix. This leaves us with *Pritanī. The first known written use of the
British English (3,268 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the adjective wee is almost exclusively used in parts of Scotland, North East England, Ireland, and occasionally Yorkshire, whereas the adjective little
Retrospective (699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
software development, popular culture and the arts. It is applied as an adjective, synonymous with the term retroactive, to laws, standards, and awards
Odia grammar (2,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ମଂଚ/ = / ରଂଗ / + /ମଂଚ/ Adjective + Noun: କଳା + ପଟା = କଳାପଟା Noun + Adjective: ସବౕ + ସାଧାରଣ = ସବౕସାଧାରଣ Adjective + Adjective: ଭୀମ + କାଂତ = ଭୀମକାଂତ Where
Word play (664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Being Earnest, Ernest being a given name that sounds exactly like the adjective earnest). Word play is quite common in oral cultures as a method of reinforcing
Pro rata (1,034 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pro rata is an adverb or adjective meaning in equal portions or in proportion. The term is used in many legal and economic contexts. The hyphenated spelling
Merengue (101 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dominican Republic Venezuelan merengue music An adjective referring to the Real Madrid football club An adjective referring to Club Universitario de Deportes
Afghan (836 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
word 'Afghan' is of Persian origin to refer to the Pashtun People As an adjective, the word Afghan also means "of or relating to Afghanistan or its people
Revolutionary (864 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
either participates in, or advocates a revolution. Also, when used as an adjective, the term revolutionary refers to something that has a major, sudden impact
Belligerent (486 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Latin bellum gerere ("to wage war"). Unlike the use of belligerent as an adjective meaning "aggressive", its use as a noun does not necessarily imply that
Nape (350 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Latin rendering of the Arabic نُخَاع "spinal marrow"). The corresponding adjective is nuchal, as in the term nuchal rigidity. In many mammals, the nape is
Malandragem (584 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bezerra da Silva. The exponent of this lifestyle, the malandro (masculine adjective), or "bad boy" (rogue, hustler, rascal, scoundrel, gangster), has become
Patrial name (568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
unclear: indefinite noun / adjectival forms Mary Magdalene, "Mary of Magdala" (Greek Maria Magadelene, Μαρία Μαγδαληνή). 3. adjectives - a common Latin method
Trivia (1,330 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
place" and hence the meaning "commonplace." The pertaining adjective is triviālis. The adjective trivial was adopted in Early Modern English, while the noun
Genetic (135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of genes, heredity, and the variation of organisms Genetic, used as an adjective, refers to genes Genetic disorder, any disorder caused by a genetic mutation
Appendicular skeleton (332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
shoulder girdle pectoral and pelvic girdle. The word appendicular is the adjective of the noun appendage, which itself means a part that is joined to something
Hierophany (300 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is a manifestation of the sacred. The word is a formation of the Greek adjective hieros (Greek: ἱερός, 'sacred, holy') and the verb phainein (φαίνειν,
Latin (disambiguation) (357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Latin is an Italic language, originally spoken in ancient Rome and its empire. Latin may also refer to: Latins, the Italic or Romance peoples collectively
Artois (502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Artois (/ɑːrˈtwɑː/ ar-TWAH; French: [aʁtwa]; Dutch: Artesië; English adjective: Artesian) is a region of northern France. Its territory covers an area
Porphyritic (219 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Porphyritic is an adjective used in geology, specifically for igneous rocks, for a rock that has a distinct difference in the size of the crystals, with
Organotroph (296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Organotrophs can be either anaerobic or aerobic. Antonym: Lithotroph, Adjective: Organotrophic. The term was suggested in 1946 by Lwoff and collaborators
Lentigo (596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
moles (melanocytic nevi). Because of this characteristic feature, the adjective "lentiginous" is used to describe other skin lesions that similarly proliferate
Wyborowa (564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wyborowa is a brand of Polish vodka. The adjective wyborowa (with the same meaning as "fine" when used as an adjective in English) was used in a favorable
Brainiac (231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brainiac is a colloquial adjective used to describe exceptionally intelligent people. It may also refer to: Brainiac (character), a fictional supervillain
Aleatoric music (2,347 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and aleatorisch (adjective), his translator created a new English word, "aleatoric" (rather than using the existing English adjective "aleatory"), which
Caland system (366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Proto-Indo-European language which describes how certain words, typically adjectives, are derived from one another. It was named after Dutch Indologist Willem
List of barbecue restaurants (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
party that includes such food or such preparation methods. The term as an adjective can refer to foods cooked by this method. The term is also used as a verb
Yugambeh language (1,422 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
demonstrative adjectives and location demonstratives. The adjective set can be additionally suffixed to create demonstrative pronouns', the adjective set has
Neck (1,371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
often refers to the uterine cervix, the neck of the uterus. Thus the adjective cervical may refer either to the neck (as in cervical vertebrae or cervical
Apples to Apples (508 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first judge, and that judge plays a "green apple" card, which features an adjective. The round is won by playing the "red apple" card that the judge determines
Universal (408 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Universal is the adjective for universe. Universal may also refer to: NBCUniversal, a media and entertainment company Universal Animation Studios, an
Leet (2,912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
communities. The term "leet" is derived from the word elite, used as an adjective to describe formidable prowess or accomplishment, especially in the fields
Player (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Player may refer to: Player (game), a participant in a game or sport Gamer, a player in video games Player character, a character in a video game or role
Halothermal circulation (174 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
global density gradients created by surface heat and evaporation. The adjective halothermal derives from halo- referring to salt content and -thermal
Square foot (349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Although the pluralisation is regular in the noun form, when used as an adjective, the singular is preferred. So, a flat measuring 700 square feet could
Craniofacial (119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
-facial combining form referring to the facial structures grossly) is an adjective referring to the parts of the head enclosing the brain and the face. The
Ergodicity (7,773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In mathematics, ergodicity expresses the idea that a point of a moving system, either a dynamical system or a stochastic process, will eventually visit
Dutch profanity (504 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
kanker Kanker means "cancer". It can be used as a strong expletive, as an adjective or as an adverb. Krijg de kanker ("get cancer") is used as an insult.
Garden-path sentence (2,730 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fact that readers tend to interpret old as an adjective. Reading the, they expect a noun or an adjective to follow, and when they then read old followed
Beautiful (522 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Beautiful, an adjective used to describe things as possessing beauty, may refer to: Beautiful (2000 film), an American film starring Minnie Driver and
Resupination (587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
face upward" or "on the back". "Resupination" is the noun form of the adjective "resupine" which means "being upside-down, supine or facing upward". The
Mewari language (250 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
level. There are three tenses—present, past, and future; and four moods. Adjective are of two types—marked or unmarked. Three participles are there—present
Ungual (69 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and horned dinosaurs. A claw is a highly modified ungual phalanx. As an adjective, ungual means related to nail, as in periungual (around the nail). medical-dictionary
Epicenity (449 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
includes androgyny – having both masculine and feminine characteristics. The adjective gender-neutral may describe epicenity (and both terms are associated with
Caitlin (849 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
believed to mean "pure" because of its long association with the Greek adjective καθαρός katharos (pure), though the name did not evolve from this word
Felsic (611 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In geology, felsic is an adjective describing igneous rocks that are relatively rich in elements that form feldspar and quartz. It is contrasted with
Hypoplasia (269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(from Ancient Greek ὑπo- hypo-, "under" + πλάσις plasis, "formation"; adjective form hypoplastic) is underdevelopment or incomplete development of a tissue
Doggerel (350 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dogerel, probably a derivative of dog. In English it has been used as an adjective since the 14th century and a noun since at least 1630. Appearing since
Bollocks (3,493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"nonsense", an expletive following a minor accident or misfortune, or an adjective to mean "poor quality" or "useless". Similarly, common phrases like "Bollocks
Militant (2,275 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
'militant conservationists' or 'a militant attitude'. An example of the adjective usages is demonstrated when The New York Times ran an article titled Militant
Merosity (274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may also be used to refer to the number of leaves in a leaf whorl. The adjective n-merous refers to a whorl of n parts, where n is any integer greater
Diurnality (1,906 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
daytime, with a period of sleeping or other inactivity at night. The common adjective used for daytime activity is "diurnal". The timing of activity by an animal
That (340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
demonstrative pronoun. ("That was hard.") (plural: those) as a demonstrative adjective. ("That test was hard.") (plural: those) as an adverb. ("The test wasn't
Trochee (637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
short one). In this respect, a trochee is the reverse of an iamb. The adjective form is trochaic. The English word trochee is itself trochaic since it
Brightness (569 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
refers to an absolute term and should not be confused with lightness. The adjective bright derives from an Old English beorht with the same meaning via metathesis
Awa Pit language (1,798 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Possessive Adjectives Singular possessive adjectives happen in the assumed slot and descriptive adjectives happen between the possessive adjective and the
Intermontane (231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
physiographic adjective formed from the prefix "inter-" (signifying among, between, amid, during, within, mutual, reciprocal) and the adjective "montane"
Central government (690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
levels authorized or delegated to it by its federated states, though the adjective 'central' is sometimes also used to describe it. The structure of central
G.I. (575 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marine of every one of the United Nations." "G.I." was also used as an adjective for anything having to do with the US Army or Army Air Force. They Call
Genitive construction (1,591 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Russian, for example, most nouns have a corresponding adjective that is declined as a normal adjective (agreeing with its head noun) but has the meaning of
Katherine (1,240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alexandria. In the early Christian era it came to be associated with the Greek adjective καθαρός (katharos), meaning "pure", leading to the alternative spellings
Plenipotentiary (1,928 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plenipotentiary can also refer to any person who has "full powers". When used an adjective, plenipotentiary describes something which confers "full powers", such
Blekinge (720 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
located on the mainland. The name "Blekinge" comes from the dialectal adjective bleke, which corresponds to the nautical term for "dead calm". The historical
Consul (1,290 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
revived in modern states, notably in the First French Republic. The related adjective is consular, from the Latin consularis. This usage contrasts with modern
Fascia (1,326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A fascia (/ˈfæʃ(i)ə/; plural fasciae /ˈfæʃii/; adjective fascial; from Latin: "band") is a band or sheet of connective tissue, primarily collagen, beneath
Plush (220 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the same as fustian or velvet. Its softness of feel gave rise to the adjective "plush" to describe something soft or luxurious, which was extended to
Adverbial clause (424 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
functions as an adverb. That is, the entire clause modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb[citation needed]. As with all clauses, it contains
Ao (color) (220 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Ao (hiragana: あお; kanji: 青; adjective form aoi (青い)), is a Japanese color word that includes what English-speakers would call blue and green. For example
European (215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
European, or Europeans, may refer to: European, an adjective referring to something of, from, or related to Europe Ethnic groups in Europe Demographics
Gracility (488 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
condition of being gracile, which means slender. It derives from the Latin adjective gracilis (masculine or feminine), or gracile (neuter), which in either
Panegyric (1,096 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
national assembly, especially a festival in honour of a god' and the derived adjective Ancient Greek: πανηγυρικός, romanized: panēgyrikós 'of or for a public
Guitarra morisca (418 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which described the "Moorish gittern" as "corpulent". The use of the adjective morisca tacked to guitarra may have been to differentiate it from the
Detritus (geology) (133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Detritus ( /dɪˈtraɪtəs/; adjective detrital /dɪˈtraɪtəl/) is particles of rock derived from pre-existing rock through processes of weathering and erosion
Balochi (103 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Afghanistan an adjective for something related to the Baloch people, an ethnic group of Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan an adjective for something related
Gratis versus libre (1,386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The English adjective free is commonly used in one of two meanings: "at no monetary cost" (gratis) and "with little or no restriction" (libre). This ambiguity
General officer (2,119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
general, which rank was taken from Middle French capitaine général. The adjective general had been affixed to officer designations since the late medieval
Phenocryst (1,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
difference in the size of the crystals are called porphyries, and the adjective porphyritic is used to describe them. Phenocrysts often have euhedral
Intrathecal administration (669 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sometimes simply referred to as "intrathecal"; however, the term is also an adjective that refers to something occurring in or introduced into the anatomic
Sacramental (737 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sacramentals are often kept on home altars in Christian households. As an adjective, sacramental means "of or pertaining to sacraments". The Biblical basis
Hypothesis (2,514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is the assumption in a (possibly counterfactual) What If question. The adjective hypothetical, meaning "having the nature of a hypothesis", or "being assumed
Hardline (755 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In politics, hard-line is an adjective describing a stance on an issue that is inflexible and not subject to compromise. A hardliner is a person holding
Gorizia Statistical Region (480 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with Italy. It is named after the Italian town of Gorizia (the feminine adjective goriška comes from the Slovenian name for Gorizia: Gorica). The Julian
Stovies (375 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
beetroot. "To stove" means "to stew" in Scots. The term is from the French adjective étuvé which translates as braised. Versions without meat may be termed
Cornish (217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cornish is the adjective and demonym associated with Cornwall, the most southwesterly part of the United Kingdom. It may refer to: Cornish language, a
Tempean Films (387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
production. John Gilling directed many of Tempean's features. Tempean is an adjective of, or pertaining to, Tempe, a valley in Thessaly, celebrated by Greek
Hittite grammar (721 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is given in the table below, which is valid for almost all nouns and adjectives. The sample word shown is antuhsa meaning "man". When compared with other
Most common words in English (835 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
199 28 first Adjective 88 86, 2064 10 well Adverb 89 100, 644 30 way Noun, adverb 90 84, 4090 16 even Adjective 91 107, 484 23 new Adjective et al. 92 88
Argillaceous mineral (210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
minerals may appear silvery upon optical reflection.[citation needed] The adjective "argillaceous" is also used to define rocks in which clay minerals are
Herb (2,224 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"herb" refers to a "plant that does not produce a woody stem", and the adjective "herbaceous" means "herb-like", referring to parts of the plant that are
Fulvous (437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also be likened to a variation of buff, beige or butterscotch. As an adjective it is used in the names of many species of birds, and occasionally other
Cornish (217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cornish is the adjective and demonym associated with Cornwall, the most southwesterly part of the United Kingdom. It may refer to: Cornish language, a
Herb (2,224 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"herb" refers to a "plant that does not produce a woody stem", and the adjective "herbaceous" means "herb-like", referring to parts of the plant that are
Colgate Raiders (382 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
holding a torch. In 2001, the administration acknowledged concerns that the adjective "Red" still had a Native American implication, and the school shortened
Svecchāmṛtyu (304 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Sanskrit: स्वेच्छामृत्यु) {Sva (self) + iccha (will) + mrityu (death)} is an adjective which means - having death at one’s own power or dying at one’s own will
Hygrophanous (110 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The adjective hygrophanous refers to the color change of mushroom tissue (especially the pileus surface) as it loses or absorbs water, which causes the
Natalism (1,068 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
promotes the reproduction of human life. The term comes from the Latin adjective for "birth", nātālis. Natalism promotes child-bearing and parenthood as
Ceresole Reale (235 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the ending cliffhanger scene in the 1969 film The Italian Job. The adjective Reale meaning 'royal' was conferred to the municipality because it hosted
Ilium (bone) (1,769 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Greek the nominalized adjective λαγόνιο is used to refer to the os ilium. In Latin and Greek it is not uncommon to nominalize adjectives, e.g. stimulantia
Patrician (158 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
governing elites of cities in parts of medieval and Early Modern Europe The adjective formed from Saint Patrick Youngstown Patricians, a former semi-professional
Asha (4,133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
when speaking of the Amesha Spenta, only once in the Gathas is 'best' an adjective of aṣ̌a/arta. Avestan aṣ̌a and its Vedic equivalent ṛtá both derive from
Paternalism (1,283 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pejorative. The word paternalism is from the Latin pater "father" via the adjective paternus "fatherly", which in Medieval Latin became paternalis.[further
Vinkovački Banovci (305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mostly members of the Serbian minority. The first word of its name is an adjective for Vinkovci that distinguishes it from the adjacent village of Banovci
Reactionary (2,580 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
positive characteristics that are absent in contemporary society. As an adjective, the word reactionary describes points of view and policies meant to restore
Nawabi (88 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used among South Asians. In Bengal it is pronounced Nowab. The English adjective nawabi (from the Urdu word nawwābī) describes anything associated with
Mus (genus) (518 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to a specific genus of muroid rodents, all typically called mice (the adjective "muroid" comes from the word "Muroidea", which is a large superfamily
Nephrology (2,527 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). The word “renal” is an adjective meaning “relating to the kidneys”, and its roots are French or late Latin
Viviparity (1,899 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
development and hatch externally from the mother. The term 'viviparity' and its adjective form 'viviparous' derive from the Latin vivus meaning "living" and pario
Gucci (5,878 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
support wildlife conservation. The name "Gucci" turned into an eponymous adjective, "I feel Gucci!" and "That’s so Gucci!", to describe something that feels
Sequin (573 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
interchangeably, diamanté (literally ‘set with diamonds’) is both an adjective and a plural-only noun, which specifically refers to diamond-shaped sequins
Kalaba-X (484 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
verb, or between a verb and an adjective, as it is found in most European languages, because most nouns or adjectives of European languages can also be
Elegiac (670 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The adjective elegiac has two possible meanings. First, it can refer to something of, relating to, or involving, an elegy or something that expresses
Usonia (1,476 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cities and the architecture of buildings. Wright proposed the use of the adjective Usonian to describe the particular New World character of the American
Mundolinco (230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Esperanto include combining the adjective and adverb with the grammatical ending -e (whereas Esperanto uses -a for adjectives and -e for adverbs), changes
Posh (218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Posh is an informal adjective for "upper class". Posh (album), a 1980 album by Patrice Rushen "Posh!", a 1968 song from the musical Chitty Chitty Bang
Insanity (1,773 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
not mental insanity. In English, the word "sane" derives from the Latin adjective sanus meaning "healthy". Juvenal's phrase mens sana in corpore sano is
.mobi (585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Domain Name System (DNS) of the Internet. Its name is derived from the adjective mobile. The domain was approved by ICANN on 11 July 2005, and is managed
Abdominal angina (515 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mean "any spasmodic, choking, or suffocative pain", with an anatomic adjective defining its focus; so, in this case, spasmodic pain in the abdomen. Stedman's
Bahuvrihi (355 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is a noun—more strictly, a nominal stem—while the whole compound is an adjective. In Vedic Sanskrit the accent is regularly on the first member (tatpurusha
Controversies about the word niggardly (2,096 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
there have been several controversies involving the word niggardly, an adjective meaning "stingy" or "miserly", because of its phonetic similarity to the
Just One of Those Things (song) (674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
title the two songs are distinct). Porter's original lyric lacked an adjective for the line "a trip to the moon on gossamer wings": "gossamer" would
Koinon (514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
some societal, some governmental. The word was the neuter form of the adjective, roughly equivalent in the governmental sense to Latin res publica, "the
Sound (geography) (666 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and Swedish synd. English has also the adjective "asunder" and the noun "sundry', and Swedish has the adjective sönder ("broken"). In Swedish and in both
Newspeak (3,117 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pluscold meaning "very cold" and doublepluscold meaning "extremely cold"). Adjectives are formed by adding the suffix –ful to a root-word, e.g. goodthinkful
Rectangle (1,850 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
comes from the Latin rectangulus, which is a combination of rectus (as an adjective, right, proper) and angulus (angle). A crossed rectangle is a crossed
Controversies about the word niggardly (2,096 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
there have been several controversies involving the word niggardly, an adjective meaning "stingy" or "miserly", because of its phonetic similarity to the
Pomeranian (227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pomeranian is an adjective referring to Pomerania, an area divided between Poland and Germany. Pomeranian Balts, ancient western Baltic people Pomeranian
Oroha language (1,147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
means child while meramera means children. Prefixes that precede some adjectives include ma-, taʻi-, take-, tara-, and tata-. There are causative and reciprocal
Object–verb–subject (789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
can be parsed when relating an adjective to a noun (e.g. "cold is Alaska") although here cold is a predicative adjective, not an object. Rare examples
Hawaiianization (257 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
started entering forms of popular culture and is frequently used as an adjective in its gerundive form, "Hawaiianized". "Hawaiian Baby Names," Baby Names
Mental spine (144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
posterior aspect of the mandible (lower jaw bone) in the midline. The adjective mental in this instance is used in its "chin-related" sense (from Latin
Nocturnality (2,097 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
being active during the night and sleeping during the day. The common adjective is "nocturnal", versus diurnal meaning the opposite. Nocturnal creatures
Knight-errant (1,396 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
knight errant) is a figure of medieval chivalric romance literature. The adjective errant (meaning "wandering, roving") indicates how the knight-errant would
Polish-Lithuanian identity (4,446 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
in Vilnius (twice a day – once in Lithuanian, and once in Polish). The adjectival terms Lithuanian and Polish-Lithuanian have been used to describe groups
Obbligato (1,053 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
without changes or omissions. The word is borrowed from Italian (an adjective meaning mandatory; from Latin obligatus p.p. of obligare, to oblige);
Mekéns language (4,583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an adjective stem. In example 5, the adjectivizer works by attaching its stem “-pit” to the verb “oetobeka” (meaning “lose”) to create the adjective “lost”
Head (linguistics) (1,392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
it determines that the phrase is a noun phrase, not an adjective phrase. Because the adjectives big and red modify this head noun, they are its dependents
Agama (141 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a term for various canonical scriptures in Jainism The corresponding adjective is Agamic. Agama can also refer to: Agama (lizard), genus of lizards in
Ibero-America (507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Portuguese-speaking African countries. The prefix Ibero- and the adjective Iberian refer to the Iberian Peninsula in Europe, which includes Portugal
Hallow (497 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"to make holy or sacred, to sanctify or consecrate, to venerate". The adjective form hallowed, as used in The Lord's Prayer, means holy, consecrated,
Regalia (1,269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dress accessories. The word stems from the Latin substantivation of the adjective regalis, "regal", itself from rex, "king". It is sometimes used in the
Wild knot (94 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pathological behavior. In knot theory and 3-manifold theory, often the adjective "tame" is omitted. Smooth knots, for example, are always tame. Wild arc
Banyumas Regency (346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
at January 2014) is 1,573,593. The term Banyumasan is also used as an adjective referring to the culture, language and peoples of the wider Banyumas area
Montenegrin (164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Montenegrin may refer to: Adjective for anything related to Montenegro Demonym referring to the people of Montenegro, see Demographics of Montenegro Ethnonym
Beatitudes (2,220 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
word beati, which translates to "happy", "rich", or "blessed" (plural adjective). The corresponding word in the original Greek is μακάριοι (makarioi)
Hyphy (1,780 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HY-fee) is Oakland slang meaning "hyperactive". More specifically, it is an adjective describing the hip hop music and the culture associated with the area
Mycobacterium canariasense (205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with febrile syndrome. Etymology: canariasense; referring to the Latin adjective of the Spanish islands where all strains were isolated. Microscopy Weakly
Neubukow (85 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Neubukow (literally "New Bukov", where 'Bukov' is a Polabian adjective from "beech tree") is a town in the Rostock district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
Intal language (1,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that I thank. Adjectives end usually in –i: boni good, beli beautiful. The ending -i can be omitted for euphonic reasons. The adjective is not changed
Alpha-beta Unsaturated carbonyl compounds (786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compounds the carbonyl group is conjugated with an alkene (hence the adjective unsaturated). Unlike the case for carbonyls without a flanking alkene
Manx (278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Manx (/mæŋks/; formerly sometimes spelled Manks) is an adjective (and derived noun) describing things or people related to the Isle of Man: Manx people
Chicken or the egg (1,062 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
chicken eggs are laid by chickens. "Chicken-and-egg" is a metaphoric adjective describing situations where it is not clear which of two events should
Double-marking language (248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with a suffix marking the possessor (and corresponding to a possessive adjective in English) and the latter in the genitive case. For example, 'brother'
Bornholm dialect (1,743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
article (like in Norwegian and certain Danish dialects), but also in the adjectives: -er is the old ending of the masculine nominative still extant in German
Old Church Slavonic grammar (4,384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nominal case category distinguishes 7 cases for nouns, 6 for pronouns and adjectives (no vocative): Old Church Slavonic has three numbers: singular, dual,
Obligate (156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
As an adjective, obligate means "by necessity" (antonym facultative) and is used mainly in biology in phrases such as: Obligate aerobe, an organism that
Fanaticism (735 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
drives the followers into a frenzy. In this case, fanaticism is used as an adjective describing the nature of certain behaviors that people recognize as cult-like
Korean profanity (736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
---): Translates literally to "crazy bastard/bitch". A combination of the adjective 미친 (mi-chin), which translates to crazy or insane, and the word 놈 (nom)/년
Heterodoxy (1,386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Under this definition, heterodoxy is similar to unorthodoxy, while the adjective 'heterodox' could be applied to a dissident. Heterodoxy is also an ecclesiastical
Dysgenics (1,134 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
genes and traits in offspring of a particular population or species. The adjective "dysgenic" is the antonym of "eugenic". It was first used c. 1915 by David
Silicic (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Silicic is an adjective to describe magma or igneous rock rich in silica. The amount of silica that constitutes a silicic rock is usually defined as at
Coruscant (2,755 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dictionary as a poetic and literary adjective meaning 'glittering; sparkling'. The word "coruscant" is also a French adjective which means glittering, sparkling
Turpentine (1,630 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the feminine gender of the Greek word, which means "resin") of an adjective (τερεβίνθινος) derived from the Greek noun (τερέβινθος), for the tree
Hellen (420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pertaining to Greek culture or to the state of Greece and the source of the adjective "Hellenic". Hellen was the son of Deucalion (or sometimes Zeus) and Pyrrha
Terminology extraction (976 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
terminological noun phrases. Noun phrases include compounds (e.g. "credit card"), adjective noun phrases (e.g. "local tourist information office"), and prepositional
Turpentine (1,630 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the feminine gender of the Greek word, which means "resin") of an adjective (τερεβίνθινος) derived from the Greek noun (τερέβινθος), for the tree
Dysgenics (1,134 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
genes and traits in offspring of a particular population or species. The adjective "dysgenic" is the antonym of "eugenic". It was first used c. 1915 by David
Dyke (slang) (2,370 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The term dyke is a slang term, used as a noun meaning lesbian and as an adjective describing things associated with lesbianism. It originated as a homophobic
Nivea (1,570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Eucerit. This was the origin of Eucerin. Nivea comes from the Latin adjective niveus, nivea, niveum, meaning "snow-white". During the 1930s, Beiersdorf
Hellen (420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pertaining to Greek culture or to the state of Greece and the source of the adjective "Hellenic". Hellen was the son of Deucalion (or sometimes Zeus) and Pyrrha
Terminology extraction (976 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
terminological noun phrases. Noun phrases include compounds (e.g. "credit card"), adjective noun phrases (e.g. "local tourist information office"), and prepositional
Fort Pienc (207 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which existed there until the 19th century called Fort Pius, Pienc is an adjective in Catalan meaning related to the name Pius. There has been a strong Chinese
Bulgarian language (10,997 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nouns and adjectives have the categories grammatical gender, number, case (only vocative) and definiteness in Bulgarian. Adjectives and adjectival pronouns
Draconian (147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Draconian is an adjective meaning "of great severity", that derives from Draco, an Athenian law scribe under whom small offenses had heavy punishments
Integrity (2,651 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
discrepancy or alter their beliefs. The word integrity evolved from the Latin adjective integer, meaning whole or complete. In this context, integrity is the
Periglaciation (1,163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Periglaciation (adjective: "periglacial", also referring to places at the edges of glacial areas) describes geomorphic processes that result from seasonal
Apostle (1,396 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a religion, who were important in spreading his or her teachings. The adjective apostolic (/ˌæpəˈstɒlɪk/) is claimed as a continuing characteristic by
Counter-revolutionary (2,405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to try to overturn it or reverse its course, in full or in part. The adjective, "counter-revolutionary", pertains to movements that would restore the
Marklowice Górne (630 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
whereas the ending -(ow)ice/(ow)itz is typically Slavic. The supplementary adjective Górne (German: Ober, Czech: Horní) means Upper denoting its upper location
Names of Germany (6,123 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Germani" (adjective: "germanici"), and the French adjective "germanique". The English noun "german" (as in "cousin-german") and the adjective "germane"
Werji people (550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
their traditional name, Tigri, comes from the word Tijaari, which is an adjective in the Arabic language that literally translates to "merchant." Their
Jamaican posse (435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
("Yard" is a Jamaican slang for home and surrounding areas). "Yardie" is an adjective describing any one from Jamaica in the aftermath of Hurricane Charlie
Datsun on-Do (341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
traditional culture that can be translated into "move", while "on" indicates adjective or verb. When "Datsun" is added, it means a desire to open up access to
Strășeni (252 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tells that the name of the region is derived from strașnic, a Romanian adjective that can mean "scary", "terrible", and the story goes that in former times
Adamantium (855 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the English noun and adjective adamant (and the derived adjective adamantine) added to the neo-Latin suffix "-ium." The adjective adamant has long been
Cliché (1,345 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dictionaries recognize a derived adjective clichéd, with the same meaning. Cliché is sometimes used as an adjective, although some dictionaries do not
Invective (412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or deeply seated ill will, vitriol.[clarification needed] The Latin adjective invectivus means 'scolding.'[citation needed] The "genre of invective"
Prefix (913 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
those used with substantives and adjectives, and those used with verbs. For derivative substantives and adjectives, only two productive prefixes are
Bavarian (93 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bavarian is the adjective form of the German state of Bavaria, and refers to people of ancestry from Bavaria. Bavarian may also refer to: Bavarii, a Germanic
Luxembourgers (686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ethnolinguistic identification is vocally espoused and promoted. The corresponding adjective is "Luxembourgish". Most ethnic Luxembourgers live in the Grand Duchy
Pegasides (593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mount Helicon. The name pegasides (plural form of the Greek feminine adjective pegasis) literally means "originating from or linked with Pegasus". Hence
Adverbial (495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the sentence or the verb. (The word adverbial itself is also used as an adjective, meaning "having the same function as an adverb".) Look at the examples
List of polygons (289 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
noun use of neuter of πολύγωνος (polygōnos/polugōnos, the masculine adjective), meaning "many-angled". Individual polygons are named (and sometimes
Former Qin (534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Qin Dynasty which had ruled all of China during the 3rd century BC. The adjective "former" is used to distinguish it from the "Later Qin" state (384-417)
List of adjectival and demonymic forms for countries and nations (1,008 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
following is a list of adjectival and demonymic forms of countries and nations in English and their demonymic equivalents. A country adjective describes something
Northwest Maidu language (652 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Koyoom k'awi, koyoo means "meadow", with the additional -m creating the adjective form of the word. Hence, Koyoom k'awi would be spoken by the Koyoom k'awim
Papal legate (1,391 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
concerned (such as a state, or an ecclesiastical province). The relevant adjective is legatine. In the High Middle Ages, papal legates were often used to
Hygge (1,021 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Norwegian adjective koselig is used to describe a feeling of warmth, intimacy and getting together in an agreeable environment. The Swedish adjective mysig
Anglo-Americans (1,108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
world and Languages of the Americas), or a person from Anglo-America. The adjective Anglo-American is used in the following ways: to denote the cultural sphere
Village cricket (414 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in which the team lies. In many non-professional cricket leagues, the adjective "village" is a descriptor used humorously, self-deprecatingly, or, sometimes
Secondary (208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Secondary is an adjective meaning "second" or "second hand". It may refer to: Secondary (chemistry), term used in organic chemistry to classify various
Hippias Major (2,478 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
actual Greek term that is used in the dialogue is καλόν, which as an adjective often means fine or noble as well as beautiful. For this reason, translators
Pathognomonic (645 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
marked intensification of a "diagnostic" sign or symptom. The word is an adjective of Greek origin derived from πάθος pathos "disease" and γνώμων gnomon
English (234 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
English language English people English may also refer to: English, an adjective for something of, from, or related to England English national identity
Northwest Maidu language (652 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Koyoom k'awi, koyoo means "meadow", with the additional -m creating the adjective form of the word. Hence, Koyoom k'awi would be spoken by the Koyoom k'awim
Nougat (1,172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
seemingly from Latin panis nucatus 'nut bread' (the late colloquial Latin adjective nucatum means 'nutted' or 'nutty'). There are two basic kinds of nougat
Ternary numeral system (1,371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
three digits are all non–negative numbers; specifically 0, 1, and 2, the adjective also lends its name to the balanced ternary system; comprising the digits
Io (mythology) (1,487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Because her brother was Phoroneus, Io is also known as Phoronis (an adjective form of Phoroneus: "Phoronean"). She was sometimes compared to the goddess
Draco (lawgiver) (1,293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
establish laws characterized by their harshness. Since the 19th century, the adjective draconian (Greek: δρακόντειος drakónteios) refers to similarly unforgiving
Ahl al-Khutwa (665 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ahl al-Khutwa (Arabic: أهل الخطوة‎); People of step) is an adjective that people call everyone among Sufis and Walis who possesses the supernatural ability
Caledonia (1,192 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Caledonians (Latin: Caledonii). Other ancient authors, however, used the adjective "Caledonian" more generally to describe anything pertaining to inland
Referential integrity (843 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a referential integrity constraint defined in a data dictionary. The adjective 'referential' describes the action that a foreign key performs, 'referring'
Grammatical category (967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tenses, or by adding a possibly agglutinated lexeme such as a preposition, adjective, or particle. Although the use of terms varies from author to author,
Praetor (3,365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
functions of the magistracy, the praetura (praetorship), are described by the adjective: the praetoria potestas (praetorian power), the praetorium imperium (praetorian
Stracchino (223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
normally square in shape. The name of the cheese derives from the Lombard adjective strach, meaning "tired". It is said that milk produced by tired cows coming
Constant (mathematics) (991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
In mathematics, the word constant can have multiple meanings. As an adjective, it refers to non-variance (i.e. unchanging with respect to some other value);
Triquetra (1,031 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
discussed under triskelion. The triquetra (/traɪˈkwɛtrə/; from the Latin adjective triquetrus "three-cornered") is a triangular figure composed of three
Vermiculation (500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in a number of contexts for patterns that have little in common. The adjective vermiculated is more often used than the noun. Vermiculation naturally
Prosobranchia (487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
term prosobranch is legitimately used as an anatomically descriptive adjective or noun, and the taxon Prosobranchia is still sometimes used by paleontologists
Iḍāfah (1,213 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between the two nouns in iḍāfah. If an adjective modifies the first noun, it appears at the end of the iḍāfah. An adjective modifying the first noun appears
Iłownica, Silesian Voivodeship (582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
name of both the river and the village is derived from loam (Polish: ił, adjective: iłowy). The village was first mentioned in a Latin document of Diocese
Aziz (722 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the adjective and the given name is Aziza. Aziz in Arabic is derived from the root ʕ-z-z with a meaning of "strong, powerful" and the adjective has acquired
County palatine (1,405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the rest of a kingdom or empire. The name derives from the Latin adjective palātīnus, "relating to the palace", from the noun palātium, "palace"
Hierodeacon (231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"sacred servant (of God)", in accordance with early Byzantine usage of the adjective "sacred" to describe things monastic. To be eligible for ordination to
Triskelion (2,194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
legs"). Greek τρισκελής (triskelḗs) means "three-legged". While the Greek adjective τρισκελής "three-legged [e.g. of a table]" is ancient, use of the term
Avian (140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Avian may refer to: Bird, as an adjective Avian (band), an American metal band Avian, Iran, a village in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran Avian Island,
Trans-Tasman (537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Trans-Tasman is an adjective used primarily in Australia and New Zealand, which signifies an interrelationship between both countries. Its name originates
Ducal Serene Highness (72 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1844). This treatment is superior to Serene Highness because it takes the adjective ducal (relative at duke). The Saxon duchies of Meiningen, Gotha and Altenburg
Latin influence in English (1,774 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
terms for closely related concepts, notably Germanic nouns with a Latin adjective, such as bird/avian or hand/manual; complicated etymologies due to indirect
Serpentine shape (641 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an object or design, which are suggestive of the shape of a snake (the adjective "serpentine" is derived from the word serpent). Serpentine shapes occur
Dally Randriantefy (162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Athens (2004). She was the Flag bearer of Malagasy (Nationality &, adjective) Olympic Team in Atlanta. Randriantefy is the best ranked Austronesian
Mob rule (1,420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
who is an advocate or partisan of ochlocracy. It also may be used as an adjective ("ochlocratic" or "ochlocratical"). Polybius appears to have coined the
Volk (1,943 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Volksseele ("national soul"), and in German nationalism – notably the derived adjective völkisch ("national, ethnic"). The term Volk in the medieval period (Middle
Catholic (term) (5,239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
religious matters; derived via Late Latin catholicus, from the Greek adjective καθολικός (katholikos), meaning "universal") comes from the Greek phrase
List of adjectivals and demonyms for cities (600 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The following is a list of adjectival forms of cities in English and their demonymic equivalents, which denote the people or the inhabitants of these cities
Geest (337 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pleistocene epoch. The term geest is a substantivisation of the Low German adjective güst, which means "dry and infertile". It is an Old Drift landscape, characterised
Githabul language (660 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
demonstrative adjectives and location demonstratives. The adjective set can be additionally suffixed to create demonstrative pronouns, the adjective set has
Sharif (1,432 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Arabic: Chorfa) is a traditional Arabic title. The origin of the word is an adjective meaning "noble", "highborn". The feminine singular is sharifa(h) or shareefa(h)
Commode (1,132 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
word for "convenient" or "suitable", which in turn comes from the Latin adjective commodus, with similar meanings. The term originates in the vocabulary
Tzedakah (1,639 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
justice, and is related to the Hebrew word Tzadik, meaning righteous as an adjective (or righteous individual as a noun in the form of a substantive). Although
Álora (824 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Álora is a municipality in southern Spain which is part of the province of Málaga (Andalusia). Located c. 40 km from Málaga, on the right bank of the river
Vicinal (chemistry) (291 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
are related to each other either structurally or spatially. The vicinal adjective is sometimes restricted to those molecules with two identical functional
A-Hmao language (1,639 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cub nul rebuke tid xongt construct khab job lesson c. Adjective morpheme compound with adjective morpheme. Example: ghongl jangl bend khed hxat poverty
Iron(II) (860 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
atom may occur as a separate cation (positive ion) denoted by Fe2+. The adjective ferrous or the prefix ferro- is often used to specify such compounds —
Royal Bermuda Yacht Club (191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
become Patron of the Club and in 1846 the club was permitted to add the adjective "Royal" to its name. The RBYC flies the blue ensign with the RBYC badge
Trade (gay slang) (591 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
usage has centered on any casual sexual encounter between men, and as an adjective to refer to any male considered masculine and/or sexually appealing. Often
Carthago delenda est (1,888 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
destroy"). The gerundive (or future passive participle) delenda is a verbal adjective that may be translated as "to be destroyed". When combined with a form
Besa (Albanian culture) (1,806 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
feja), but which originally had an ethical/juridical scope. The Albanian adjective besnik, derived from besa, means "faithful", "trustworthy", i.e. one who
Viola pomposa (503 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the pomposa is slightly wider than a standard viola (hence the Italian adjective "pomposa"). It uses four viola strings, tuned conventionally (C-G-D-A)
A-Hmao language (1,639 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cub nul rebuke tid xongt construct khab job lesson c. Adjective morpheme compound with adjective morpheme. Example: ghongl jangl bend khed hxat poverty
Q-D-Š (1,924 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
basic verbal meaning "to consecrate, to purify", it could be used as an adjective meaning "holy", or as a substantive referring to a "sanctuary, sacred
Row (weight-lifting) (162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
strength training, rowing (or a row, usually preceded by a qualifying adjective — for instance a seated row) is an exercise where the purpose is to strengthen
Sabellians (345 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The term Sabellus is found also in Livy and other Latin writers, as an adjective form for Samnite, though never for the name of the nation; but it is frequently
Ziploc (1,157 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The term Ziplock, although trademarked, is sometimes used as a noun or adjective. In 1951, a company called Flexigrip, Inc. was formed to develop and market
Držková (111 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tripe soup. Držková (Czech or Slovak for tripe as a feminine singular adjective) is a village and municipality (obec) in the Zlín District in the Zlín
Lloyd (name) (935 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Lloyd is a name originating with the Welsh adjective llwyd, most often understood as meaning "grey" but with other meanings as well. The name can be used
Legio XV Primigenia (247 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the nicknames accorded to the Roman goddess Fortuna. Primigenia is an adjective, meaning "of Primigena". It was originally levied by the emperor Caligula
Gopala-Krishna (356 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Go"-Universal Gods and Goddesses or Universal Mother, "pāla"-affectional adjective, or in a more primitive, direct sense, according to atheist ideas, "One
Manly (240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Manly may refer to: Manly, an adjective corresponding to man Masculinity, a set of attributes generally associated with boys and men Manly, New South
Felicia (394 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The name Felicia derives from the Latin adjective felix, meaning "happy, lucky", though in the neuter plural form felicia it literally means "happy things"
Bule (477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in current usage as soap) as an adjective for all-white dogs, and for albinos. The word 'balar' is given as an adjective meaning white in the context of
Grey matter (2,174 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used for English grey matter. The adjective grisea for grey is however not attested in classical Latin. The adjective grisea is derived from the French
Nižné Nemecké (156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
women/things living/positioned in a lower area/village, where Germans is an adjective in the feminine or neuter gender. In historical records the village was
Euclidean (302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Euclidean (or, less commonly, Euclidian) is an adjective derived from the name of Euclid, an ancient Greek mathematician. It is the name of: Euclidean
Humble (172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Humble is an adjective meaning possessing or displaying humility. "Humble" may also refer to: Humble, Denmark, a town Humble, Kentucky, United States
Massive (273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Massive is an adjective related to mass. Massive may refer to: although the term massive is commonly referred to a large or big object, in this instance
Luwian language (4,293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
singular and -an for the plural are used. The special form of possessive adjectives with a plural possessor is restricted to Kizzuwatna Luwian and probably
Villa rustica (1,201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
countryside, often as the hub of a large agricultural estate (latifundium). The adjective rusticum was used to distinguish it from an urban or resort villa, or
Sutor, ne ultra crepidam (515 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
passing judgment beyond their expertise. The phrase is the origin of the adjective ultracrepidarian, and its noun form ultracrepidarianism, for going beyond
Daga language (1,065 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
biting. Adjective-derived verb stems are verbs that are created by using an adjective stem and verbalization to create a verb out of an adjective. For example
Hoya Saxa (700 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
baseball team was named. By the 1920s, the term hoya began to be used as an adjective to describe students and their associations on campus, starting with the
Cirrostratus nebulosus (275 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cirrostratus cloud. The name cirrostratus nebulosus is derived from Latin, the adjective nebulosus meaning "full of vapor, foggy, cloudy, dark". Cirrostratus nebulosus
Närke Runic Inscription 29 (254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the beginning of the 11th c., and from Einarr Gilsson (14th c.). The adjective fulldrengiligr is known from Egil's Saga (ch. 8). Transliteration of the
Schism (3,227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
organization or who is a member of a splinter group. Schismatic as an adjective means pertaining to a schism or schisms, or to those ideas, policies,
Cilternsæte (245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
possibly related to the ethnic name "Celt" ("Celtæ" in early Celtic). An adjective celto- ="high" with suffix -erno- could be the origin of Chiltern. They
Pinara (887 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pinara (Lycian: 𐊓𐊆𐊍𐊍𐊁𐊑𐊏𐊆 Pilleñni, presumably from the adjective "round"; Greek: τὰ Πίναρα, formerly Artymnesus or Artymnesos according to one
Fear of mice and rats (814 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(from Greek μῦς "mouse") or murophobia (a coinage from the taxonomic adjective "murine" for the family Muridae that encompasses mice and rats), or as
Vernazza (860 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
famous for its elegant houses. Vernazza's name is derived from the Latin adjective verna, meaning "native". The aptly named indigenous wine, vernaccia ("local"
Oktyabrsky (187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(masculine), Oktyabrskaya (feminine) or Oktyabskoye (neuter), from the Russian adjective Russian: октябрьский meaning "of October", and often memorialising the
Dyad (sociology) (392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
"pair") is a group of two people, the smallest possible social group. As an adjective, "dyadic" describes their interaction. The pair of individuals in a dyad
Mariprofundus ferrooxydans (303 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
concatenation of the Latin neutral mare -is (the sea) with the Latin masculine adjective profundus (deep) intended to mean a deep-sea organism (the neuter of profundus
Spendthrift (708 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Antoinette the Queen of France. The term is often used by the press as an adjective applied to governments who are thought to be wasting public money. While
Śrauta (3,942 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to śruti", that is, anything based on the Vedas of Hinduism. It is an adjective and prefix for texts, ceremonies or person associated with śruti. The
Thou (5,083 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(functioning as both accusative and dative), the possessive is thy (adjective) or thine (as an adjective before a vowel or as a pronoun) and the reflexive is thyself
De jure (398 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dictionary.com, LLC. Retrieved 11 July 2016. "Definition of 'de facto' adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary". OxfordLearnersDictionaries
Eleuthera (2,311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Harbour Island. "Eleuthera" derives from the feminine form of the Greek adjective ἐλεύθερος (eleútheros), meaning "free". Known in the 17th century as Cigateo
Bloody (1,969 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
English, without any significant obscene or profane connotation. Use of the adjective bloody as a profane intensifier predates the 18th century. Its ultimate
Chicken shit (530 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Merriam-Webster dictionary defines chickenshit (one word) as a vulgar adjective with two possible meanings: "petty, insignificant" or "lacking courage
Recursion (2,968 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Recursion (adjective: recursive) occurs when a thing is defined in terms of itself or of its type. Recursion is used in a variety of disciplines ranging
Radzyń Podlaski (958 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and historically belongs to the region of Lesser Poland (despite the adjective Podlaski, which suggests that it is part of another Polish province, Podlasie)
Highness (2,579 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with a possessive adjective: "His Highness", "Her Highness" (HH), "Their Highnesses", etc. Although often combined with other adjectives of honour indicating
Suffix (797 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
examples are case endings, which indicate the grammatical case of nouns, adjectives, and verb endings, which form the conjugation of verbs. An inflectional
Liaison (French) (4,586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
sequences whose components are closely linked by sense, e.g., article + noun, adjective + noun, personal pronoun + verb, and so forth. This would seem to indicate
Chinky (495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
when used as the name of a type of restaurant or meal, rather than as an adjective applied to a person or group of people, the word still carries extreme
Toyota Caldina (798 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to Toyota, the name "Caldina" is inspired by the Italian (and English) adjective "cardinal", meaning "essential" or "fundamental". The first-generation
Goriška (796 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
region of the Slovenian Littoral (Primorska). The name Goriška is an adjective referring to the city of Gorizia, its historical and cultural centre.
Martian (disambiguation) (297 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
As an adjective, Martian means of or pertaining to the planet Mars. As a noun, a Martian is a hypothetical inhabitant, either alien or human, of the planet
False title (1,825 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
false, coined, fake, bogus or pseudo-title, also called a Time-style adjective and an anarthrous nominal premodifier, is a kind of appositive phrase
Fimbria (195 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A fimbria (plural fimbriae, adjective fimbriate) is a Latin word that literally means "fringe." It is commonly used in science and medicine, with its
Gold ground (3,245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gold ground (both a noun and adjective) or gold-ground (adjective) is a term in art history for a style of images with all or most of the background in
Arenite (222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
00246 in) and 2 mm (0.08 in) and contain less than 15% matrix. The related adjective is arenaceous. The equivalent Greek-derived term is psammite, though this
Maharashtrian (57 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Maharashtrian is an adjective referring to something related to: Maharashtra, a state of India Marathi people Marathi language Maharashtrian Brahmin Maharashtri
Office of the President of Ukraine (1,025 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Ukrainian: Банкова, literally "Bank Street", Bankova means "Bank" as adjective) is a patronage body set up to assist the President of Ukraine. The main
ISCC–NBS system (978 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
naming colors based on a set of 12 basic color terms and a small set of adjective modifiers. It was first established in the 1930s by a joint effort of
Triviality (mathematics) (1,384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
In mathematics, the adjective trivial is often used to refer to a claim or a case which can be readily obtained from context, or an object which possesses
Scheldt (1,448 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Netherlands, with its mouth at the North Sea. Its name is derived from an adjective corresponding to Old English sceald ("shallow"), Modern English shoal
Zeeshan (273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
word is also used in Persian, Urdu and sometimes in Turkish poetry as an adjective. In South Asia, this name is mostly used for males; however, the name
Epithet (2,413 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
An epithet is linked to its noun by long-established usage. Not every adjective is an epithet. An epithet is especially recognizable when its function
Peshotanu (540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
means "of surrendered (pesh-) body (-tan)," and is also used as a common adjective as a euphemism for "deceased" (also in a derogatary sense of "of forfeited
Mobad (325 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as the origin of the Latin word magus, a "magian". Through the Greek adjective μαγικός magikos and Old French magique, 'mobed' is distantly related to
High concept (1,304 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Note that the terms high-concept and low-concept (with hyphens) are the adjective forms of the corresponding concepts. High-concept narratives are typically
Fresco (4,186 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wall. The word fresco (Italian: affresco) is derived from the Italian adjective fresco meaning "fresh", and may thus be contrasted with fresco-secco or
Levant (3,370 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dictionaries consider Levant to be archaic today. Both the noun Levant and the adjective Levantine are now commonly used to describe the ancient and modern culture
Upper Burgundy (1,030 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the adjacent County of Burgundy (Franche-Comté) in the northwest. The adjective 'upper' refers to its location further up the Rhône river, as distinct
Dependency grammar (4,283 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that appears on the adjective alt. When the indefinite article ein is used, the strong masculine ending -er appears on the adjective. When the definite
Fast (559 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fast or FAST may refer to: Fast (adjective), high speed or velocity Fast (noun, verb), to practice fasting, abstaining from food and/or water for a certain
Soviet (disambiguation) (152 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the highest institution in the hierarchy of councils within the USSR An adjective for something related to the Soviet Union A Soviet citizen, a citizen